Welcome to the School of Film, Music & Theatre

The School of Film, Music and Theatre is a place of ground-breaking creative learning and experimentation that promotes parity of esteem for theoretical and practical teaching, research and practice. Our School nurtures the ambitions of all who walk through its doors, and produces the most innovative, pioneering research and analysis of creative practice across disciplines in Ireland. 

School Spotlight

The Arts Council and UCC welcome Maximilian Le Cain as the newly appointed Film Artist in Residence for 2023.

Maximilian Le Cain is the ninth film artist to be appointed to the role and follows Carmel Winters, Gerry Stembridge, Hugh Travers, Mark O’Halloran, Pat Murphy, Alan Gilsenan, Tadhg O’Sullivan and Yvonne McDevitt who have enjoyed successful residencies at UCC since 2014.

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We are delighted to announce a new album featuring staff and students of the Department of Music is now available for purchase on Bandcamp by following the link below.

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University College Cork has one of the leading departments of Theatre in Ireland.

We have a growing national and international reputation for the excellence of its research.

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UCC Creative and FMT School Events Calendar

Highlighted Courses

School of Film, Music & Theatre Gallery

What excites us?

Hear from the faculty and students of the School

We combine practice based teaching, learning and research with critical and scholarly skills.

Jools Gilson

Professor of Creative Practice School of Film, Music and Theatre

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You can tailor the course to suit your strengths and delve into new opportunities as well.

Alannah Murray

3rd Year BMus Student

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I really enjoyed the MA, learning all about the history of cinema. It took me into research areas I never thought I would go in to before.

Nicole Clinton

Film and Screen Media
Masters Graduate

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It's a really friendly and creative space to be in and very nurturing as a student.

Roisin Ni Collum

Final Year Single Honours Theatre Student

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I'd been looking for a Masters in Film that was theoretical and that would also be okay with my practical knowledge in film-making.

Meera Sankar

Film and Screen Media
Masters Graduate

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School of Film, Music and Theatre

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Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh, College Road, Cork, T12 K8AF,